Cakes and Desserts, fruit, Recipes, Sweets

Meyer Lemon Curd

Meyer Lemon Curd Ronit Penso

Lemon curd is one of my favorite fruit spreads. It is wonderful when served with pastries, pancakes, cakes or cookies (check HERE for pairing with Cardamom Friands). I also use it often, as a filling for tarts or cakes, or to prepare a quick mousse, by mixing it with whipped cream. Continue reading “Meyer Lemon Curd”

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Meringue Nests with Lemon Curd

Meringue Nests with Meyer Lemon Curd Ronit Penso

Continuing with the meringue theme, here is another easy and tasty recipe that is just perfect for festive entertaining. This impressive dessert can be made ahead and assembled just before serving. It is light, flourless, and wonderful when served after a heavy meal.
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Cardamom Friands with Lemon Curd


Friands are almond mini cakes, a version of the classic Financier mini cakes. Both types are made with butter, egg whites, almond meal, powdered sugar and a small amount of flour. The major difference between the two types is in the butter: while in the Friands melted butter is used, the Financier is made with brown butter. Continue reading “Cardamom Friands with Lemon Curd”